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The Best Cameras and Drones of 2018

Tools to capture your most cinematic adventures.<p>Sony a7r III ($3,200)<p><b>Best for the pro</b><p>Sony is the new tornado of the industry, tearing profes­sional photographers away from their Canons and Nikons. Astonishingly, small cameras like this one are how the company has managed it. The a7r III captures …

Cameras

David Beckham’s yoga teacher says this 8-step desk routine will boost your brain power — and it only takes 5 minutes

There are many proven benefits of yoga for both the body and mind — and now it could even help you to concentrate better at your desk, according Sydney-born yoga teacher Shona Vertue.<p>Vertue has been teaching yoga and training private clients, including David Beckham, for years. She often shares her …

Yoga

Eight of the best new designs for minimalist bathrooms

Dezeen editor Amy Frearson reveals her pick of the best new bathroom products launched at the Salone del Mobile in Milan, including a marble sink …

Furniture

20 Of The Most Beautiful Spiral Staircase Designs Ever

Today spiral staircases are known for being space-efficient as well as beautiful and stylish but did you know that there was a time when things were …

Architecture

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

11 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk says that reading books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to helping him achieve …

Elon Musk

12 books you should read before starting a business

1/<p>1. 'The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything,' by Guy Kawasaki<p>Courtesy of Amazon<p>Entrepreneur …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Raise Wildly Successful Kids? Science Says Do This for Them (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

A 45-year study of 5,000 gifted students reaches some controversial conclusions.<p>This is a story about gifted kids, science--and a big mistake.<p>It starts with a longitudinal study of some the most intelligent young people the United States has ever produced--a study involving more than 5,000 students …

The 6 Tools Every Graphic Designer Should Have

Photoshop has its perks. But let's face it, it's massive, complicated and often intimidating for the casual graphic designer. Even with all the DIY guides and manuals available online, mastering Photoshop can be a tricky business, especially if you don't do a formal course. But why let all that …

Nobody Is Going To Follow Your Brand On Social Media (And Here's Why That's Okay)

The first step is understanding your goals as a business.<p>Nobody is going to follow you on Instagram. Or Facebook. Or Pinterest. Or Twitter. Do you know why? Most people don't.<p>In today's world, social media is the "shiny new toy"--just like radio was in the 1920s, and television in the 1950s, and on …

Interior Design Ideas For Sleeping Six People In A Room

Sleepovers, extended family, and unexpected guests all make having extra sleeping space necessary. But why stop at just one extra bed when you could …

Peter's House / Studio David Thulstrup

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The renowned photographer Peter Krasilnikoff commissioned architecture practice Studio David Thulstrup …

Top 25 Websites, Tools and Resources for Hardware Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life isn't easy for entrepreneurs. Taking the path less traveled always makes for a challenging experience. This is even more true for hardware startups with real, physical products. You need all of the help you can get to succeed.<p>There …

Living in the USA: America's top ten homes revealed

The 10 winning projects are split into One/Two Family Custom Housing, Multifamily Living, and Special Housing categories. Below, we cover three …

Architecture

10 Marketing Secrets That Can Make Anything Go Viral

There's a lot you can learn from an alcohol delivery app, a shower cap, a makeup brush, and some underwear.<p>Like many bright-eyed and bushy-tailed teenagers, when I started my first internship in the industry I wanted to form my career, I had no concept of what I was going to be doing. I truly had …

10 Highly Successful Online Startups To Inspire Your Business

It’s the age of Internet. Everyone is online–your parents, your uncle, your cousin from farms and even people you think you know but you’re confusing …

Startups

Six Ways to Blow Up Your Business With Facebook Ads

Ever since Facebook first emerged in the market over 10 years ago, this social media platform has completely changed the way that people today communicate with one another. However, despite being the most popular social media network in the world, Facebook is also one of the most <i>under-utilized</i> …

Facebook Ads

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Google Ventures's new book aims to help startups improve their products in 5 days

Last year, Google Ventures launched a website focused on the concept of a five-day design sprint – a process for companies to help focus and define their core product and goals.<p>Today, the site is now followed up with its long-awaited book, appropriately named ‘Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and …

Startups

99 Insanely Useful Resources for Freelancers

Becoming a freelancer nearly a decade ago was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my career. It gave me freedom, flexibility, and the chance to …

Project Management

How we got funded by 500 Startups

Getting noticed by 500 Startups was harder before they had an application process. In 2012 without an application process, you needed to be …

Tech Startups Have a Big Problem

A year ago, investors clamored to get a piece of hot tech startups like Zenefits and Snapchat. This magazine even argued that it was unfair that …

Branding for lean startups: How to brainstorm a simple and strong business name

Larry Page and Sergey Brin got the name “Google” from misspelling a mathematical term that is correctly spelt as “googol”. Googol represents the number “1” followed by one hundred zeros.<p>After misspelling the term (as Google), Larry and Sergey figured it would be a better name for their search …

Startups

Our 7 Favorite Companies From The 500 Startups Batch 15 Demo Day

Despite an investment environment that’s future seems to be growing increasingly cloudy, the 35 accelerator founders who pitched at Tuesday’s 500 Startups Batch 15 Demo Day brought the excitement.<p>We descended on the Computer History Museum in Mountain View to take a look at the latest #500strong …

Food delivery start-ups raise plenty of funding but face lots of competition

For generations, delivery meant pizza or Chinese takeout.<p>Now the on-demand economy, having already upended the way people hail a ride or book a place to stay, is increasingly taking aim at what we put on our dining tables and expanding the menu in the process.<p>You can have spicy clam and chorizo …

Startups

4 Success Secrets Startups Can Learn From eBay

He helped grow eBay into an e-commerce powerhouse, and now he’s investing in startups. Here are the four characteristics he looks for.<p>Startups that are looking for funding might think an innovative product or service is what will wow investors, but Erik Rannala, cofounder and managing partner of …

Delivery Start-Ups Face Consolidation Or Worse

In late December, Instacart fired much of its recruiting staff as it slowed hiring, and also raised fees in what many saw as a sign of new pressures facing delivery start-ups.<p>Those developments were followed by an article in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> about DoorDash seeking a $600 million valuation in …

Startups

The Case Against Startups Raising As Much Money As Humanly Possible

The most innovative businesses are sometimes built at times of need and on a shoestring budget.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 10 Best Business Lessons of 2016. Click here to read the full list.</i><p>“Necessity is the mother of invention,” the saying goes. But what happens when inventors …